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Trade Secret Checkups & Tips

  1. Educate employees about the creation and existence of trade secrets, their importance and measures to maintain their secrecy.
  2. Develop internal policies for handling trade secret information.
  3. Document creation of trade secret and potentially patentable inventions prior to disclosure to others.
  4. File provisional or non-provisional patent applications prior to disclosure to others.
  5. Assess whether patent applications must incorporate trade secrets.
  6. Use confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements with employees and third parties.
  7. Implement practical safeguards limiting access to trade secrets.

Contact a CARR trade secret lawyer today.

CARR Intellectual Property attorneys serve clients throughout Texas, the United States, and the world. We counsel inventors and businesses in Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, Plano, Richardson, Frisco, Marshall and other cities in Texas. Our attorneys also serve many international clients, including companies in Hong Kong, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Canada, and Israel.

Main Office:
(at NTEC, Inc.)
6170 Research Road #111
Frisco, TX 75033
Tel: 214.760.3000

Galleria location
(by appt. only):
13455 Noel Road
Suite 1000
Dallas, TX 75240
Tel: 214.760.3000

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